Archetypal Approaches through the Mythological Characters

1M. Manjuria and Dr.J. Rajini

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Abstract:

Archetypes are a kind of theory that interprets a literary work by focusing on myths in the narrative, symbols, images, and character types. Mythology is a collection of myth stories of a specific person, culture, religion or any group with shared beliefs. This research paper entitled “Archetypal approach through mythological characters” focuses on the archetypes with the mythological characters of Ramayana from the novels of Ram chandra series: Ram- Scion of Ikshvaku, Sita-Warrior of Mithila & Raavan –Enemy of Aryavarta written by Amish Tripathi and Sita’s sister & Lanka’s Princess written by Kavita Kane.

Keywords:

Archetypes, Mythology, Ramayana, Characters, Indian Mythology.

Paper Details
Month4
Year2020
Volume24
IssueIssue 4
Pages6600-6604